Meet the Press

By NBC News | If it's Sunday, it's Meet the Press

Tim Kaine: Election Not Over, Been a 'Season of Surprises'

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is channeling Yogi Berra: the election ain't over 'til it's over.<p>The Democratic vice presidential nominee appeared exclusively on NBC News' "Meet the Press", where he said he and Hillary Clinton aren't "taking anything for granted" despite opening up a wide lead over Donald …


Meet the Press - October 23, 2016

Meet The Press<p>10.23.16<p>(BEGIN TAPE)<p>CHUCK TODD:<p>This Sunday, the endgame. Does Donald Trump go scorched earth--<p>DONALD TRUMP:<p>All of these liars will be sued after the election is over.<p>CHUCK TODD:<p>--or does he try to win or simply end his campaign with dignity?<p>DONALD TRUMP:<p>I'm asking the American people …


Republican Lead in Two Early Voting States Will Be Tested

In 2012, well more than half of all voters in battleground states Florida and North Carolina cast their ballots before Election Day. In Florida, 56 percent of the electorate in the 2012 presidential race voted early and in North Carolina nearly 61 percent did the same. More Democrats than …


ComPRESSed: Race to the #Decision2016 Finish Line

With less than 20 days until election day, Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and Clinton's VP nominee Tim Kaine joined Meet the Press. Here's our ComPRESSed highlight reel.


Uneven Early Voting Become a Political Science Experiment

With the help of voter data from Target Smart, Meet the Press looks at how a Democratic advantage in absentee ballots in North Carolina could predict Election Day turnout.


Conway Defends Trump's Claims of a 'Rigged Election'

When asked about Trump's claim of a "Rigged Election," Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway points to voter rolls that contain dead people.


Kellyanne Conway Acknowledges 'We Are Behind'

On Meet the Press, Trump Campaign Manager Kellyanne Conway acknowledges that polling puts Donald Trump behind Hillary Clinton in the campaign race.

Republican Party

Kaine Shares Skepticism Over AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) tells Meet the Press that he shares concerns over media mergers, but hasn't had a chance to look into the deal in great deal.


Kaine: 'I Would Want to Serve' in Lame Duck Senate, If Clinton Wins

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) Democratic nominee for Vice President, tells Chuck Todd that he would want to serve past Election Day if Hillary Clinton wins the White House.


Tim Kaine Full Interview: 'We Aren't Against Trade'

Vice Presidential Nominee, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) tells Chuck Todd that Hillary Clinton would be open to exploring new trade deals, despite their opposition to the TPP.


Data Download: Can Democrats Win House Majority?

Hillary Clinton maintains a solid lead in the presidential race -- but what would it take for Democrats to regain control of the House? Chuck takes a look at the numbers.

Hillary Clinton

Top of Ticket Frustrations Present Challenge in Battle for Senate

LAS VEGAS — In offices located at each end of the Las Vegas valley sit two political groups working against one another in a contest that could determine the direction of the nation's political future for at least the next two years.<p>The two visions for that future could hardly be more different but …


Chuck Todd Obsessed with Election Blame Game

MTP Daily’s Chuck Todd says he is obsessed with how it seems the election is now the ultimate scapegoat for everyone's troubles – even CEO's are now …


Democratic Wave Could Turn Senate Blue

Charlie Cook of the Cook Report says "the path for Republicans to win a majority in the U.S. Senate is getting narrower and narrower." Cook discusses …


How Does This End For Trump?

With no more events scheduled where the candidates share the stage, how does Donald Trump land the plane? Where does he go? And what does he say? GOP …

Republican Party

PRESS Pass: Pumpkins Get Political

Not even pumpkins are safe from the 2016 spotlight, so Jordan Frasier visited a farm just outside of DC where pumpkins are getting political.


How An Awkward Charity Dinner Summed Up the 2016 Campaign

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Al Smith Dinner sums up state of the 2016 campaign</b><p>Yes, it was just the charity Al Smith Dinner in New York, but it said so much about the current state …


First Read's Morning Clips: Awkward

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Awkward</b><p>Ali Vitali and Monica Alba sum up last night's awkward Al Smith charity dinner.<p>The New York Times headline: "Donald Trump Heckled by New York Elite at Charity Dinner."<p>And the Washington Post (oof): "At charity roast, Donald Trump delivered what might as well be a campaign …


Trump Has Strongest Fundraising Month in September

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has his strongest fundraising month of the campaign yet, bringing in $54.7 million, according to the latest Federal Election Committee filings.<p>Trump's haul is nearly $13 million more than he raised in August, which had previously been his best …


Trump Foundation Paid Activist Filmmaker James O'Keefe

At the third presidential debate, Donald Trump invoked a video that says supporter of Hillary Clinton were paid to incite violence at one of his rallies in Chicago. It was an attack thread to emphasize that her campaign was "sleazy."<p>But what Trump didn't say is that he has paid the filmmaker who he …

Republican Party

What was final debate's impact on undecideds?

Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis joins NBC's Chuck Todd to discuss how Donald Trump's debate strategy did little to help him recover in the polls, …

Republican Party

Trump's voter fraud claims discredited

What's the danger of Donald Trump's claims of a rigged election and why do many wonder if he really understands the process? Election law expert …

Donald Trump

Has Trump 'doomed' future of GOP?

Many Republican Party members are concerned about the damage done to their party after Donald Trump. How hard will it be to rebuild after election …

Republican Party

Why the GOP Should Be Worried About Last Night's Debate

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Why the GOP should be worried about last night's debate</b><p>LAS VEGAS -- For Republicans Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell -- who are looking to hold on to their …


First Read's Morning Clips: Breaking the Boundaries

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Breaking the boundaries</b><p>From NBC's Benjy Sarlin and Alex Seitz-Wald: "In an election that has already pushed all boundaries of political norms, Donald Trump threatened to break them in Wednesday's debate with his refusal to commit to accepting the outcome of the election, now less …


‘Rigged’ Election Rhetoric Condemned

Republican try to tamp down Donald Trump's "rigged" election rhetoric, but has the damage to the democratic process already been done? Tom Brokaw, …


Clinton Campaign: Russians Trying to Help Trump

Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook calls on Donald Trump to “act like a president" and "condemn the Russians" for allegedly feeding hacked …


Will 2016 Be Another Wave Election?

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Will 2016 be another wave election?</b><p>Going back to 2006, four of the last five election cycles have been wave elections, in which one party has taken …


First Read's Morning Clips: What to Watch in the Debate

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: What to watch</b><p>NBC's Alex Seitz-Wald and Benjy Sarlin have you covered with five things to watch in the final presidential debate.<p>A debate in Harry Reid's backyard is a fitting way for the senator to end his political career, writes Leigh Ann Caldwell.<p>The New York Times writes that …